Library Program//Hogwarts Study Hall

December means dark and chilly nights, lots of gingerbread treats, and more patrons in the library because of finals. Our library completely fills up near the end of the semester. Every table and outlet is used after school and other patrons are left to find another place to study. I started holding special study sessions... Continue Reading →

Book Display//Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month and it's a great chance to highlight books that are written by and about women. The Young Adult category has a huge range of books from historical fiction to science fiction that feature women and girls. You don't have to stick to historical fiction titles even though it's Women's History... Continue Reading →

Book Display// Take Me To Your Reader

The Summer Reading Program is over and I'm starting to think about Fall. I've been looking through catalogs and reading about upcoming YA releases and there are so many space books coming soon! I'm always down for a good space opera or alien encounter. Looking through all those space-y upcoming releases made me want to highlight... Continue Reading →

Book Display//Summer Adventures

 Need one more display before summer ends? One of my favorite displays for the school break features books that are set during the summer. There are a wide range of books set in the summer from all genres. I also love that the summer is often a time of transition, hope, and self-discovery in so... Continue Reading →

#ALAAC17 Day 1

I'm so happy to be in Chicago for my second American Library Association Annual Conference! I went to my first ALA Annual Conference right after I graduated library school. I actually had a job interview the day after the conference was over so I was focused on finding attending sessions that I could talk about... Continue Reading →

Booktalk: Legend by Marie Lu

I've been booktalking Legend since I started my job as a Teen Services Librarian and I really enjoyed reading it last month with my Teen Book Club. Several book club members put Prodigy (Legend Book #2) on hold and couldn't wait to continue the series. I'll be keeping this one in my regular booktalk rotation... Continue Reading →

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